Lacing shoes - Plates of 4 puzzle shoes

This board with several wooden lace-up shoes is inspired by the Montessori method . From 4 years old, it is ideal for learning shoe lacing and the development of coordination, patience, autonomy, imagination and abilities of the child.

In addition, each shoe is a puzzle, which helps develop your child's thinking and fine motor skills.

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Montessori method

This board of several wooden lacing shoes is one of the toys that can be used within the framework of Montessori pedagogy. It will help little ones to grow up by teaching them how to tie laces, ideal for their entry into kindergarten.

The Montessori method was created by Maria Montessori, an Italian doctor and educator in 1907. Today it is used in more than 22,000 establishments around the world. The particularity of the Montessori method is to put forward the personal development of the child and to encourage his autonomy through educational toys based on the senses and perception.

Montessori learning

This Montessori toy will develop your child's cognition by learning how to tie his laces while thinking, concentrating and patience. This playful Montessori toy will increase autonomy and independence in your child's daily life. It is perfect to get your child ready for kindergarten entry!


This Montessori toy can also develop your child's imagination by reproducing multiple ways to tie their laces.

Different ways to tie shoelaces

Motor skills

This Montessori toy will develop your child's fine motor skills and abilities because he will have to relate the movement of his fingers to the coordination of his eyes when he holds the shoe but also more precisely when he puts on the laces in the holes of the shoe.

Tip for learning to tie your laces

The use of different colored laces will make the visual appeal easier as children learn where to insert, turn, tighten etc. Also watch out for laces that are too long or too short, which will make the task more difficult. Use flat laces, as they hold better than round laces.


This toy is made of natural wood painted with non-toxic water-based paint, so it is safe for your child.

This toy is inspired by the Montessori method thanks to its playful and fun side, it is not a Montessori toy.


Data sheet

40 x 21 x 2 cm
480 g

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